Art Activism

Software engineer Rohini Kummitha is also a very passionate, self-taught visual artist. She quit her high flying career to pursue her passion for arts and is getting ready to do an MFA in Integrated Visual Arts to gain a better understanding of the technical nuances.

Rohini works with various media like sketching, painting, photography and craft. She is a true environmentalist and loves to use various recycled material in her work. Here are a few of her beautiful creations:

Butterfly's Biography; Mixed media art Acrylics and paper

Tree-Wall Mural; Materials Used: Wool for the trunk and branches, Toilet paper rolls and tissue paper for leaves.

Mahabharatha; Hand drawn painting using Fine tip markers, Poster boards, Acrylic paints, Pistacho shells, match sticks and candles

Rohiniโ€™s work is highly inspired by Indian folk art, Mythology and ethnic designs. Her paintings talk about social issues faced in the world today, like the Butterflyโ€™s Biography talking about orphanages and Mahabharatha talking about war, terrorism, teenage pregnancy and abuse against women



  18 comments for “Art Activism

  1. November 19, 2010 at 12:08 pm

    Great piece of art work..!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. November 19, 2010 at 12:35 pm

    great artist she is.

  3. Yashwanth
    November 19, 2010 at 6:20 pm

    Gemmm of an artist! I especially loved the way u integrated so much of mythology into your artpiece(3rd pic). I truly believe that you would go places with your craft. Also, Floored at your thoughtful use of recycled material.

    • November 22, 2010 at 4:54 am

      Wow!! Thanks for those lovely compliments ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. Rakesh Kamal
    November 19, 2010 at 7:01 pm

    Lot of people dream of following their dreams, Rohini is someone who is making them come true.. Congrats and wish you more success ๐Ÿ™‚

    • November 22, 2010 at 4:55 am

      Thanks for the wishes and all the support Rakesh ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Shreya (Yashu- Fren) :D
    November 19, 2010 at 7:04 pm

    Your Beautiful.
    Your thoughts are inspiring.
    Your creations worth pondering and smiling. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Great Going Ro! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Ravan
    November 19, 2010 at 7:44 pm

    Fantastic work!

  7. Dilbagh Singh
    November 20, 2010 at 3:55 am

    Commendable work Rohini!!! Wish you all the best for your future endeavors !!

  8. November 21, 2010 at 5:16 am

    I have been following Rohini’s work since a long time. ๐Ÿ™‚
    I like 365 project! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • November 22, 2010 at 4:59 am

      Hey Iruhdam good to find you here..
      I love your work too ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Sahithi
    November 21, 2010 at 7:43 am

    Stumbled really late into this one!! was away from browsing for a few days….
    Way to Go Ron! proud of you….u deserve every bit of what ur getting now and I am sure would get a lot more too!….I hope u attain great heights in life….Always ur fan…Cheers!

    • November 22, 2010 at 5:00 am

      Good to see your comment here ๐Ÿ™‚

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